Mahabharata [sanskrit]

699,462 words | ISBN-10: 812150094X | ISBN-13: 9788121500944

The Sanskrit edition of the Mahabharata, one of the largest epic poems ever written, consisting of 100,000 metrical verses. Consisting of 18 books, the Mahabharata details the history and legends concerning ancient India (Bharata), including a major battle campaign involving the Kauravas and the Pandavas, also known as the Kurukshetra War. This portion also contains the Bhagavad-Gita. Alternative titles: Mahābhārata (महाभारत).

Verse 9.57.48

तथा शोणितवर्षं च पांसुवर्षं च भारत ।
ववर्ष मघवांस्तत्र तव पुत्रे निपातिते ॥ ४८ ॥

tathā śoṇitavarṣaṃ ca pāṃsuvarṣaṃ ca bhārata |
vavarṣa maghavāṃstatra tava putre nipātite || 48 ||

Note! This is not a direct translation of the verse, but merely an approximate preview.

...He, therefore, desired to jump upwards, O monarch, for beguiling Vrikodara. Bhimasena fully understood the intentions of his adversary. Rushing, therefore, at him...

English translation by Kisari Mohan Ganguly (2013) Read online Buy now!

Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (9.57.48). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Tatha, Shonita, Varsha, Pamsuvarsha, Bharata, Maghava, Maghavat, Tatra, Yushmad, Putra, Nipatita,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 9.57.48). If the system was successful in segmenting the sentence, you will see of which words it is made up of, generally consisting of Nouns, Pronouns, Verbs, Participles and Indeclinables. Click on the link to show all possible derivations of the word.

  • Line 1: “tathā śoṇitavarṣaṃ ca pāṃsuvarṣaṃ ca bhārata
  • tathā -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • śoṇita -
  • śoṇita (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    śoṇita (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • varṣam -
  • varṣa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    varṣa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
    varṣā (noun, feminine)
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • pāṃsuvarṣam -
  • pāṃsuvarṣa (noun, masculine)
    [adverb], [accusative single]
    pāṃsuvarṣa (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • bhārata -
  • bhārata (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    bhārata (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • Line 2: “vavarṣa maghavāṃstatra tava putre nipātite
  • vavarṣa -
  • vṛṣ (verb class 1)
    [perfect active first single], [perfect active third single]
  • maghavāṃs -
  • maghava (noun, masculine)
    [accusative plural]
    maghavat (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • tatra -
  • tatra (indeclinable adverb)
    [indeclinable adverb]
    tatra (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tatra (indeclinable)
  • tava -
  • yuṣmad (pronoun, none)
    [genitive single]
  • putre -
  • putra (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    putra (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    putrā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • nipātite -
  • nipātita (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    nipātita (noun, neuter)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual], [locative single]
    nipātitā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 9.57.48

Cover of edition (2003)

The Mahabharata in Kannada (Set of 32 Volumes)
by Bharatha Darshana Bangalore (2003)

ಶ್ರೇಮಹಭಾರತ [ಮಹಾಭಾರತ]; 13907 pages;

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Preview of verse 9.57.48 in Kannada sript:
ತಥಾ ಶೋಣಿತವರ್ಷಂ ಚ ಪಾಂಸುವರ್ಷಂ ಚ ಭಾರತ ।
ವವರ್ಷ ಮಘವಾಂಸ್ತತ್ರ ತವ ಪುತ್ರೇ ನಿಪಾತಿತೇ ॥ ೪೮ ॥

Cover of edition (2008)

The Complete Mahabharata (9 volumes)
by M. N. Dutt (2008)

6415 pages; Sanskrit Text with English Translation; [Edited By: Dr. Ishwar Chandra Sharma & Dr. O.N. Bimali] [Publisher: Parimal Publication Pvt. Ltd.]

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Cover of edition (2017)

Mahabharata (Hindi Translation, Six Volumes)
by Sahityacharya Pandit Ramnarayandutt Shastri Pandey "Ram" (2017)

7350 pages; [महाभारत] [Publisher: Gita Press, Gorakhpur] 44 Color and Black/white illustrations.

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Cover of Bengali edition

The Mahabharata in Bengali (Two Volumes)
by Akshay Library, Kolkata (2019)

3049 pages; [মহাভারত] [মহার্ষী বদভ্যাস (Maharishi Vedvyas)]

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Preview of verse 9.57.48 in Bengali sript:
তথা শোণিতবর্ষং চ পাংসুবর্ষং চ ভারত ।
ববর্ষ মঘবাংস্তত্র তব পুত্রে নিপাতিতে ॥ ৪৮ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

Mahabharat in Gujarati (20 Volumes)
by Dinkar Joshi (દિનકર જોશી) (2010)

14252 pages; [મહાભારત] [Publisher: Pravin Prakashan Pvt. Ltd, Rajkot]

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Preview of verse 9.57.48 in Gujarati sript:
તથા શોણિતવર્ષં ચ પાંસુવર્ષં ચ ભારત ।
વવર્ષ મઘવાંસ્તત્ર તવ પુત્રે નિપાતિતે ॥ ૪૮ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

Shri Mahabharatam in Malayalam (2 volumes)
by Swami Mridananda (2018)

1681 pages; [Publisher: Ramakrishna Math, Thrissur]

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Preview of verse 9.57.48 in Malayalam sript:
തഥാ ശോണിതവര്ഷം ച പാംസുവര്ഷം ച ഭാരത ।
വവര്ഷ മഘവാംസ്തത്ര തവ പുത്രേ നിപാതിതേ ॥ ൪൮ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

Mahabharata in Telugu (7 Volumes)
by Gita Press, Gorakhpur (2018)


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Preview of verse 9.57.48 in Telugu sript:
తథా శోణితవర్షం చ పాంసువర్షం చ భారత ।
వవర్ష మఘవాంస్తత్ర తవ పుత్రే నిపాతితే ॥ ౪౮ ॥

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